...this report outlines, in some detail, those factors that have influenced the selection of the South End / Roxbury / North Dorchester neighborhoods of Boston as potential sites for Enterpise Zones, a federal program targeted at distressed neighborhoods in order to stimulate economic development and job creation through the use of tax incentives and regulatory relief; a July and a Sept. edition are kept on this number and were in the BRA collection; both discuss the Crosstown Industrial Park /... Topics: Crosstown Industrial Park / Newmarket Square, Boston (Mass.), Dudley Station Area, Boston (Mass.),...
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions. Topic: O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890
...seeks an Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) to be used in the construction of a parking garage and to provide necessary foundation and platform structural support systems for private construction of retail space and a hotel for this development project, a part of which is located with the Bedford-West Urban Renewal Project located in downtown Boston's retail trade district; includes project description and impacts as well as other related information; copies of this item were in the BRA... Topics: Development Projects, Downtown, Boston (Mass.), Grant Applications, Hotels, Lafayette Place, Boston... Source: bplgovdocs
"The first ed. ... was pub. in 1891, and was comp. by the late William H. Whitmore, at that time record commissioner."--Introd Topic: bub_upload Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=n_BMAAAAMAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
...rationale for Amtrak to locate repair facility in Boston; includes availability of Readville Yards, ability of Boston's Job Training Center to meet training needs, accessibility to labor supply, equipment suppliers, northern terminus, manufacturing service and research and development companies.. Topics: Amtrak, Capital investments, Community development, Railroads, Training
..." a discussion paper which notes Boston's relevant Affirmative Action practices, suggests some alternatives and new ideas, and raises questions on policy which need to be decided by the City."; includes "City of Boston Minotiry Recruitment and Referral Agencies for Construction and Construction Related Projects" which lists the name, address, phone number and contact person of each; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Affirmative action programs, Construction Projects, Labor supply, Minorities, Municipal government
...a third year plan for providing affordable housing in Boston; includes: housing needs, priorities and policies; goals (new and rehabilitated rental units, rehabilitation assistance to homeowners, etc.); statistical data, etc.; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Housing, Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Housing Assistance, Urban renewal Source: bplgovdocs
...information sheets of interest to lodging house owners; covers such topics as smoke detector laws and regulations, the annual inspection certificate and its cost, rehabilitation loans and other Boston Neighborhood Development and Employment Agency (NDEA) assistance, a Boston Assessing Dept. fact sheet, information on the abatement process, the Boston Commission on Affairs of the Elderly's programs that might be of interest to lodging house owners and their tenants and the role of the Boston... Topics: Boston (Mass.). Commission on Affairs of the Elderly, Abatements, Boston (Mass. Assessing Dept,...
...a program printed for the ceremonies administering the oath of office to Boston City Council members; includes photographs of all members and a list of mayors of the city from 1822 to the present.. Topics: Boston (Mass.). City Council, Mayors
...a report on recent and proposed affordable housing development and/or rehabilitation projects in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood and it's sub-neighborhoods (Dudley, Mission Hill, Orchard Park); presents information for specific projects (name, developer, type of developer, number of units, number of affordable units, source and amount of funding including linkage); includes additional information together with an illustration for the following: Winslow Court, Linwood Court, Fountain Hill... Topics: Housing, Community Development Corporation (CDC), Development Projects, Infill housing, Linkage,... Source: bplgovdocs
...report of the jury for the national design competition for the redesign of historic Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood; includes information about the winners and their designs; also includes data on the number of designs received, where and how judging took place, etc.; copies of this item were in the BRA collection.. Topics: Contests, Design, Open spaces, Square
...this directory helps students and parents find student financial aid; lists local scholarship programs which are available to Boston high school graduates; includes sponsor, eligibility, criteria, selection, award, number of awards, deadlines, and contact information.. Topics: Universities and colleges, Education, Higher, Scholarships, Student aid Source: bplgovdocs
...details the coverage of life and health insurance programs for City of Boston and Suffolk County employees.. Topics: Government Employees and Officials, Insurance, Health, Insurance, Health, Insurance, Life,...
...a study of Boston's fiscal structure, including an overview of the budget and management policies of the City, followed by an analysis of the revenue structure, a review of the policy options available to Boston and a status report of the 1977 fiscal legislative package together with a summary of the 1978 legislative package; an appendix provides a statistical profile of the City; a revised copy is also kept on this number; these items were in the BRA collection.. Topics: Legislation, Municipal finance, Tax Revenue
...a submission to the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development seeking federal funds under the Comprehensive Planning Assistance Program for urban renewal policy coordination activities in the following areas: capital improvements, project management, financial planning, human services, transportation, housing and citizen participation and for the bicentennial celebration (expositions) planning as well as planning for land use, economic development, culture and recreation, zoning, urban... Topics: Bicentennial Celebrations, Capital investments, Political participation, Community and Economic... Source: bplgovdocs
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topic: Delegated legislation Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Mq0TAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
...focuses on city finances and the debt situation; appendix includes tables of city and county debt, payments to state, metropolitan district assessments and water and sewer assessments.. Topics: Collins, Patrick A, Government Finance, Mayors, State of the City (1903)
...provides advice on storm safety, what to have on hand at home in the event of a storm and a summary of snow emergency parking regulations; includes telephone numbers of police, fire, public utilities and other agencies.. Topics: Parking, Snow removal, Storm Emergencies
...this directory helps students and parents to find student financial aid; lists local scholarship programs available to Boston high school graduates; sponsor, eligibility requirements, selection process, award amounts and number of awards; application deadlines and contact information is given.. Topic: Student aid
...the proceedings of the re-dedication of the Old State House; includes the remarks of Alderman Charles H. Hersey, Mayor Samuel A. Green, Hon. Marshall P. Wilder, and letters from Governor John D. Long and Com. O. C. Badger; appendix includes papers relative to the Town House of 1657, the rebuilding in 1711, the fire in 1747, report of the City Architect, extracts from the will of Captain Robert Keayne, and information on the lion and the unicorn, Faneuil Hall and the Old City Hall.. Topics: Old State House (Boston, Mass.), Old State House (Boston, Mass.), Green, Samuel A, Historic...
...includes history, special features, open space plan, development issues and design guidelines for the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, West End, Government Center, North Station and Historic Hub.. Topics: City planning, City planning, Downtown, Boston (Mass.), City planning, City planning, City planning
...a required annual submission to the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development consisting of a restatement of the cities urban renewal goals and its programs in meeting the seven areas covered by the program, (1) Codes and Ordinances, (2) Comprehensive Community Plan, (3) Financing, (4) Administrative Organization, (5) Financing, (6) Housing for Displaced Families, and (7) Citizen Participation; includes statistics by neighborhood of various urban renewal activities; attachments include a... Topics: Boston (Mass.). City Council, Boston Citizens Advisory Committee, Capital investments, Political...
...defines sexual harassment policy for city of Boston employees; gives examples, describes notification process, investigation procedure and provides contact information for legal recourse.. Topics: Municipal officials and employees, Sexual harassment, Sexual harassment
...agreement between Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett and Somerville to participate in a major investment study of the circumferential corridor with the MBTA to plan transportation improvements; discusses transportation and the ring economy, circumferential ring mass transit and a circumferential urban ring employment profile.. Topics: Local transit, Transportation